It was a sheer smart work by Dhoni.
Pandya's mouth was sealed after Pollard's comment.
He played for them since the inaugural season of IPL before the franchise decided to part ways in the auction earlier this year.
The two players had a heated altercation after Rayudu had missed a fielding opportunity against Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL 2016.
He has been a part of the winning side in the tournament for the last three seasons.
"This sort of thing really hampers the morale of the team," a BCB official quoted.
Which overseas player has under-performed for their franchises this season?
Kieron Pollard only scored 133 runs in 9 games this year.
A few players who haven't performed for their franchises may well be axed for the following season.
The veteran spinner was seen in the Yellow jersey for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League.